Celebrating National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week, April 18-24, is an opportunity for SYRCL to recognize the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers who tackle our community’s greatest challenges. Thank you to the many SYRCL volunteers who lend their time, talent, and voice to make a difference in our community. Details

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Yellow Sediment Plume Affects River Cleanup – UPDATE

UPDATE AS OF SEPTEMBER 26th: In partnership with multiple agencies and organizations, Nevada County has identified the possible source and property for Friday’s plume on the South Yuba River. Additionally, as of Tuesday, September 24th, both No Swim Advisories on the Middle and South Forks of the Yuba have been lifted because tests have come back that the water is safe for swimming. Details

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Why is Vanity Fair Interested in the Yuba Watershed?

Melinda Booth and SYRCL, along with nine other California Coastkeeper groups, are featured in the most recent edition of Vanity Fair. Details

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20th Annual Yuba River Cleanup a Success!

On Saturday, September 16, a record number of volunteers turned out to participate in the Yuba River Cleanup! Thank you for rolling up your sleeves, pulling on your boots, and for getting dirty with us in celebration of the 20th Annual Yuba River Cleanup. The results were astounding! Get the stats

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Important Message About River Safety

The heat of summer is upon us, the flows are low and the cool waters of the Yuba River beckon. At SYRCL, we always encourage safe and responsible river recreation. Learn more about a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones while at the river. Enjoy the Yuba River safely with these three safety precautions — LOOK, GRIP, PROTECT. More…

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Trash Piles High on the Fourth of July

By: Suzanne Calkins, River Stewardship Coordinator When thinking about the impacts of trash, glass, dog waste, and the potential for wildfire in our beloved Yuba River canyon, it’s easy to become read more >>

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SYRCL’s Summer of Stewardship with River Ambassadors

After just five weekends on the river, SYRCL’s phenomenal River Ambassador team has spoken with over 1,300 South Yuba River visitors about the polluting impacts of trash and dog waste, the read more >>

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River Ambassadors Make a Splash Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend marked the beginning of SYRCL’s 2015 River Ambassador season! Thank you to the wonderful team of volunteers who joined us at Highway 49 and Bridgeport to speak read more >>

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Meet our newest Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership members!

SYRCL is thrilled to announce the recent arrival of three brilliant additions to the SYRCL team.  Monday was the first day of service for our new Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership read more >>

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River Ambassadors Complete a Successful Third Season!

This summer, River Ambassadors spent twelve weekends at four popular South Yuba River crossings where they raised awareness about the need for collective care and stewardship at the river.  As read more >>

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